Found December 02, 2012 on hardballchat.com:
Before we start diving into each team we need to go over some ground rules. When you view each team’s table you will notice some players that are no longer with the team. In fact, some players were gone before last season even ended. The goal for this particular episode is to show the players that garnered the most innings at each position for each team. The idea is to look at how each team did last season. That way, we can look at each position to see what each has done to improve or what they can do to improve. The Diamondbacks were a good team overall defensively, but they have already made some changes. They weren’t good at every position and their moves will hopefully make the difference next season. TRIF Rank Outlook C  Miguel Montero +2.7 6th Montero signed a long-term extension before the 2012 season, so he’s going nowhere. 1B  Paul Goldschmidt +0.3 14th Goldschmidt got off to a slow start, but picked things up down the stretch. 2B  Aaron Hill +9.0 ...
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